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The Internship (2013)

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Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.



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Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) are salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital world. Trying to prove they are not obsolete, they defy the odds by talking their way into a coveted internship at Google, along with a battalion of brilliant college students. But, gaining entrance to this utopia is only half the battle. Now they must compete with a group of the nation's most elite, tech-savvy geniuses to prove that necessity really is the mother of re-invention. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexuality, some crude humor, partying and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 June 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aprendices fuera de línea  »


Box Office


$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,325,307, 9 June 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Technical Specs


| (unrated)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The three girls in the library scene are Director Shawn Levy's children. See more »


When Nick was talking about Australia he says it is "Lord of the Rings country". However The Lord of the Rings was filmed in New Zealand, not Australia. See more »


[first lines]
Nick Campbell: What the shit is this? Why is this on the get psyched mix?
Billy McMahon: Because I gotta throw you a curve-ball every now and again, or you get bored, and the mix doesn't have its intended effect.
Nick Campbell: No, I want to get rev'd up, and this song's not doing it.
Billy McMahon: Oh, really? I defy you to crush this chorus and not get psyched.
Nick Campbell: Not gonna happen.
Billy McMahon: Don't ya think?
[cranks up the volume and Nick actually starts singing along]
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Crazy Credits

The first half of the ending credits incorporates Google's products such as Google Drive, Translate, Google+, Hangouts, Photos, and YouTube. Following the "Lost Cosplay Video", the credits revert to a regular format using the Google logo font. See more »


References The Office (2001) See more »


Written by Glen Ballard and Alanis Morissette
Performed by Alanis Morissette
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc./Maverick Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

Lousy film about showing-off a company
15 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

What else to say? This movie intends to make us think that Google is no longer a company but a way of thinking/living. I have seen long TV spots, but never paid for one.

The plot was quite simple and predictable. Two guys that shouldn't have a chance to join a company with the most talented people will come across several hurdles and against all odds will finally achieve it. All because the followed their heart. In the meantime they will fall in love... it makes more evident

Additionally (and as an advice for companies that want to follow on this), hiring well known comedians won't make your movie funny. This movie has fun in the same way like "Epic Movie", "Scary Movie" and so forth.

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